Apple Bran Muffins

This recipe was contributed by Dietetic Intern Emily Tew

Boil water. Add baking soda and set aside. Cream Spectrum brand shortening. Add sugar and eggs. Stir in buttermilk, salt, cinnamon, and flour until just mixed. Add cereals a little at a time along with water and baking soda from before. Dice apples and fold into batter. Don’t overmix! Bake in muffin tins 15-20 min. at 375ºF. Yields approximately 2 dozen.

Nutrition per serving: 166 calories; 5.5g total fat (2.5g saturated); 228mg sodium; 27g carbohydrates; 3g dietary fiber; 13g sugar (10g added sugar); 3g protein